Basic Facts on Still Life
First performed: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 9th March 1988.
Choreographed for: Royal Ballet
Choreographed by: David Bintley
Composer: Simon Jeffes
Design and Costume: Hayden Griffin
Theme: Animals on the 'Risk Of Extinction' List (Except the Great Auk, already extinct)
Stimulus: The Doomsday Book Of Animals, The Penguin Cafe Orchestra album covers, the music of The Penguin Cafe Orchestra.
There are 23 dancers
Common Lighting element in each section: Follow Spots.